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Chris Hayes: Now we know where Supreme Court justices get their news

On Saturday morning’s edition of MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes used his weekly “Now We Know” segment to note the fact that many of the conservative Supreme Court justices appear to be getting their news from right wing blogs. Referencing remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia regarding the…

Spitzer promises ‘facts that inform’ on new show ‘Viewpoint’

Hot on the heels of Keith Olbermann’s firing from Current TV, former New York state Attorney General and ex-CNN host Elliot Spitzer premiered his new program “Viewpoint with Elliot Spitzer” on Friday night. In his intro to the program, Spitzer outlined what he sees as his show’s mission, a “nightly…

Maher: No doubt Zimmerman is a ‘big fat f**king liar’

On Friday night’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher tore into George Zimmerman’s story about being assaulted by Trayvon Martin on the day that he killed the teenager. Maher played the police video that has surfaced of Zimmerman after the incident in which the neighborhood watchman appears to…

Martin Luther King’s niece calls Trayvon Martin’s death ‘a late abortion’

Anti-abortion activist Alveda King told a Fox News audience on Thursday that the death of African-American teenager Trayvon Martin could be considered “a late abortion.” King was reacting to a clip of Reverend Al Sharpton, who recently called at a rally for the arrest of alleged shooter George Zimmerman. “I’m…

Fox News host urges viewers to ‘vote Republican’

It’s no secret that Fox News leans to the right, but one host may have crossed the line on Friday when he actively encouraged viewers to “vote Republican” if they didn’t like big government. During an interview with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy seemed to…

Bachmann: ‘Not true’ that people go without insurance because of the cost

Rep. Michele Bachmann insisted this week that the reason 40 million Americans “choose” not to buy health care insurance has nothing to do with the cost. Speaking to Fox News host Sean Hannity after attending Supreme Court arguments on Wednesday, the former Republican presidential candidate said that the Obama administration…

Santorum denies calling Obama the n-word

The Internet was buzzing on Friday morning that Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum may have almost dropped the n-bomb on President Barack Obama. Speaking to a group of voters in Janesville, Wisconsin on Wednesday, the candidate seemed to catch himself before using a word that sounds like “n*gger” to describe…

Stewart to Maddow: You’re making the rest of us look bad

Rachel Maddow was Jon Stewart’s guest on Thursday’s “The Daily Show,” there to discuss her new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power. According to Stewart, most TV personalities and talk show hosts who write books do so while making a conscious effort to do it as “cheaply, easily…

Robert Reich: Wall St. hasn’t changed its ways, despite ‘Occupy’ protests

A study conducted by Echo Research and Makovsky found that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement had an impact on marketing and communications executives at financial services firms. However, professor Robert Reich said Thursday that marketing specialists might understand how angry the public has become at Wall Street, but CEOs and…

Civil rights leader: Anti-gay group viewed black people as pawns

Professor Julian Bond, a former leader of the NAACP, on Thursday described the racially divisive tactics of the National Organization for Marriage as “scary.” “It’s one of the most cynical things I have ever seen spelled out in this way,” he said on CNN. “The idea that these people are…

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